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106 STAT. 5424 PROCLAMATION 6490—OCT. 9, 1992 we also know that millions of American families seek only the freedom and opportunities to thrive—freedom from onerous tax burdens, freedom from cultural forces that undermine or belittle their most cherished beliefs, and opportunities to make real choices about education, child care, and housing. Just as government must recognize and reinforce the family as the primary source of love and support that every child needs, each of us has a duty to address the challenges faced by youth and families today. Religious congregations, schools, and community organizations all have a role in maintaining an environment in which families can thrive and in which young people can enjoy the security of childhood while also learning about the meaning of love and responsibility—and the dif- ference between liberty and license. By working together in support of children and parents, we can strengthen and enrich our larger human family. In honor of children and in recognition of the importance of their wellbeing to our communities and Nation, the Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 319, has designated the second Sunday in October of 1992 as "National Children's Day" and has requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this day. NOW, THEREFORE, I, GEORGE BUSH, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim Sunday, October 11, 1992, as National Children's Day. I call on all Americans to observe this day with appropriate programs and activities in honor of children and in recognition of the importance of promoting their well-being through stable, loving family life. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this ninth day of October, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and seventeenth. GEORGE BUSH